- naturally present at birth; innate.
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Related Words for inborncongenital, ingrained, innate, intuitive, hereditary, instinctive, intrinsic, constitutional, deep-seated, essential, inbred, indigenous, inherent, inherited, native, connate, connatural, indwelling, ingenerate, unacquired
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Contemporary Examples of inborn
In fact, all tests are achievement tests—they reveal not inborn ability but the skills a person has acquired up to that point.
All tests are achievement tests—they reveal not inborn ability but the skills a person has acquired up to that point.
Historical Examples of inborn
But Everard's training of him had suppressed all inborn vivacity.The Lion's Skin
Aunt Polly was, indeed, that inborn abhorrence of mine, a snuff-taker!
Familiarity may temper, but inborn human superstition is indestructible.The Golden Woman
His inborn sanity could not defend him from a misty creeping jealousy.Within the Tides
He must meet that truth with his own true stuff—with his own inborn strength.Heart of Darkness
- existing from birth; congenital; innate
Word Origin and History for inborn
- Possessed by an organism at birth.
- Inherited or hereditary.